V U E . of the day

looking upwards to a house covered in wisteria in north london

 

North London, UK

Standing before this house of overflowing wisteria I imagined myself in Umbria for a moment, wafts of parma ham and melon intermingling with the scent of flowers and hearty Italian cries piercing the sunshine. The taxi’s horn was a rude awakening that the house stood slap bang in the middle of the winding tarmac streets of Camden, it couldn’t be further from bella Italia.

We need more wisteria here. At least in the midst of all those flowers you can dream.

Photography and Text: Jessie Rodger

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Italy, the reprise

View of Coastal Village on the Amalfi Coast

For those of you that enjoyed escaping from the cold January weather to the sunnier climes of southern Italy in our last post, here are three more photos from Laure’s trip to Ravello village on the Amalfi Coast. Bellissima!

Photography: Laure Barthez

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Italy: A French Perspective

Sunset mountains at San Vito lo Capo in Sicily

When Laure reached her final year at Montpellier University she fancied a change. A big change. Without a word of Italian she packed up a bag and headed off to Salerno to complete her studies.

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